Tilletia sesleriae Juel, 1894

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Exobasidiomycetes, Tilletiales

on Sesleria

gall

long, brown, somewhat swollen striae between the leaf veins that eventually rupture, releasing a brown, ± powdery, fetid mass of spores. The spore wall is reticulate. The infection is systemic, infected plants generally do not flower.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Sesleria caerulea, rigida.

synonyms

Ustilago sesleriae (Juel) Viennot-Bourgin, 1944.

references

Buhr (1965a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Mayor (975a), Vánky (1994a), Zogg (1983a).

18/02/2017

mod 28.vi.2017